The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the University of Jos, Professor Gray Goziem Ejikeme, has emerged the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
Ejikeme replaces Prof. Sebastian Maimako whose single five-year tenure expires next week.
Our correspondent gathered through PUNCH that the Professor of Social Work and Clinical Psychology was elected the Acting VC on Friday at an emergency meeting convened by the University Senate.
A member of the Senate who confirmed Ejike’s emergence told The PUNCH in Jos on Friday that the need to get a new Vice Chancellor for the University became necessary so as to avoid a leadership vacuum in the institution.
The source said, “I was at the meeting. You know the tenure of the current VC will officially come to an end next week on June 22.